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Questions tagged [email]

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Thank you email at office [on hold]

Could you give me better phrases than this? The situation is that you took 1week leave for vacation and want to say thanks to coworkers. " title: Thank you Thank you so much for your assistance ...
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How to politely ask a person to be ready with the information they need to start? [closed]

I'm managing 2 teams A & B. Team A has dependency on Team B. My intent is to ask Team A to be prepared with what information they need from Team B. I'm struggling to put this on an email. Below is ...
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What to write in mail if someone asking to reply to confirm [closed]

what to send in reply if someone asking to reply the mail to confirm As discussed, Please find the details below and kindly confirm your presence by replying to this email. I am thinking that it ...
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Any suggestion for a better email subject?

My senior asked me to send her an email as soon as I got to the office and just before I leave the office so she can keep track on my hours. Is there any good suggestions for email subjects for those ...
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Reply to Merry Christmas wishes

I have received an email with wishes for Merry Christmas and other information from my employer. I want to know if it is correct to respond in this way: Thank you for the information, Merry ...
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What is the antonym (opposite) of “email”?

What is the antonym (opposite) of “email” to refer clearly to "traditional mail" and not to email?
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How to address a person, whose gender is unknown, in the email body?

I usually start with 'Dear Sir/Madam' in emails when I don't know the gender of the recipient. However, when I have to reply, it seems awkward to use 'sir/madam'. Unfortunately, I am unfamiliar with ...
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“Via a phone call” or “with a phone call”?

In an email signature I have Please keep in mind that scheduling is best done via a phone call or would it be better to write “with a phone call”? Customers want to use email to schedule ...
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What should be the subject line to use in an email asking to join a research lab?

I'm interested in joining one of the research labs in my university and I would like to arrange a meeting with a professor or visit his lab office to discuss if I could join his lab. But I do not know ...
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how to write Humble reminder email

how to ask sorry for the late reminder in official email Ex: I'm sorry for sending you a late remainder Is this correct or not
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Appropriate title/subject when writing to someone who got injured in a car accident

Recently a professor in my department got injured in a car accident and I want to write him a sympathy email. However, I don't know how to choose the title/subject for the email. Can I simply write "...
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“I would be very happy if I could have…” Is this natural sentence with manners?

I would be very happy if I could have such an opportunity to see you in person, so please let me know whenever (if?) you will have a chance to visit this area. Is this natural sentence with manners? ...
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I'm writing to inform vs I'm writing the letter to inform

I'm writing to inform you about ... I'm writing the letter to inform you about ... A friend of mine says that the former option is right when the second one is kind of tautology and unnecessary ...
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How do you address a person's assistant? [closed]

I wanted to contact a person A, whose website has the email of only his personal assistant (through which A asks to be contacted). I want to contact A, not the assistant. What is the format to write ...
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Is this correct: “Should you have something that I can do, please feel free to assign me task.”

I want to send an Email to my professor, and say "Should you have something that I can do, please feel free to assign me task." I assume that "Should you" = "If you", is that correct?
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Writing an email to the unit coordinator at university [closed]

Thank you so much for your help :)
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question in an email is it correct to write: any news for new courses

In an email I want to send to school where I work is this correct to ask 'any news for new courses?' can I say courses or better to say classes? is preposition for correct?
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Is this sentence correct? I got my driving licence so I can go to work also by car

I want to send an email to the place where I work Hi...., I hope you are doing well. Just a quick email to let you know that I got my driving license so I can go to work also by car.
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Which of the following sentences is more formal for the end of the e-mails?

I'd like to know Which of the following sentences is more formal that I can use at the end of my E-Mail? Kind Regards Sincerely Yours Best Wishes Your faithfully Good luck For example: Hello... ...
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How to ask about folder size

In an email message, which would be better to say: How much is the folder size? or: What is the folder size?
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trailing emails

Sometimes, I see the expression of "trailing emails" in business emails. I understand it means all previous emails between correspondents hanging from the most recent email. Is the "trailing emails" ...
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For your information or for your kind information?

Forwarding mails with FYI tag was my normal practice. I got a mail from my lead with a line as " For your kind information ". Which is correct, For your information or for your kind information?
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How to politely ask for clearer explanation when getting lost in workplace?

As a second language speaker, I always concern if my interpersonal reaction is proper and polite enough. For instance,sometimes I got some email from other native colleagues who wrote in phrases or ...
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Introducing myself on text message

I would like to ask which one of the following introductory is more appropriate for a formal and polite registry when I text to someone who knows me for the first time after I got her number or when I ...
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“I look forward to receiving your updates”, is it right?

I look forward to receiving your updates Do native UK speakers use this kind of sentence holding for news from someone? I don't know if it could be helpful, the context I am referring to is a ...
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How to start a letter to 2 persons?

I want to write an email to 2 persons. Shall I say: Dear Person1 and Person2, Or Dear Person1, Person2,
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How to address an unknown person in a cover letter

Is it correct to start a cover letter like this: "Dear Sir / Madam..." with a forward slash, or would you rather use "Dear Sir or Madam..." when you don't know your recipient's name?
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Postscripts – before or after the signature?

When I write an email, I sometimes want to add some postscripts, but I don't know where to put it? Shall I put it before my signature or after that? Dear Mr. Felani, Blah Blah Blah. P.S: ...
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“Respected Sir” - is it correct to use in emails?

My English teacher said it's not correct to use "Respected Sir" in mail or application because "Sir" itself means respected person. I have been using it since time immemorial. Please give your opinion ...
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When I write emails, how do I say my name?

I am a non-native English speaker. While making a phone call, I should say, "This is Julie Park." That is what my English text book says. But when I am sending an email, what should I say? 1) ...
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Writing formal letter (email) to big companies [closed]

I am from a non-English video game site (press) and I want to write a formal email to some of big video gaming companies (developers and publishers) and ask them for cooperation in press coverage. ...
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“Are you asking about…?” vs “Did you mean…?”

How do you reply to someone if you are confused about their question? Eg: someone mailed me "How are you ensuring that the box is there?". I am confused whether he meant Box A or Box B. How would I ...
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Is it a natural expression? [closed]

I want to ask something very politely by email and I'm not sure it sounds okay.. this is what I wrote: May I know exactly on what day the result will be announced, by any chance? I have personal ...
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“Please Find Attached or ”Please Find Enclosed" in a formal email?

In email writing, when we are attaching any document, what is the correct, formal and more polite way to write: Please find attached "Monthly status report" PDF for your reference. Please find ...
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How do I formally say in an E-mail: “Don't call again”?

I would like to know how can I politely tell someone in an email to not call me again, I noticed that I often come across many salesman trying to sell me a services. But I am unsure on how to reject ...
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“ I have to go home so I need to leave early” is it correct?

" I have to go home so I need to leave early" is it correct when we are asking for early leave permission in mail.
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“Is that ok?” formal letter

I'm writing a formal e-mail, asking about something I will do (submit a partial academic record). I want to ask if that's ok or if there is any problem about that, but formally. Is it possible to ...
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What to say when my request is declined [closed]

I asked something about my assignment to my professor by email and she declined it because it is not fair to give more chances only to one person. How can I respond to this email politely and show her ...
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What does this mean: ^^

I told my (very young and friendly) professor via email that I found a potentially great, reputable paper to base my research on, and she responded with, "that would be great ^^" Please let me know ...
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Using “This” instead of “That”

In a reply to an email, I might say: Thank you for sending this email. Is it wrong? I know that we usually say "that " when refer to something that someone has said before. But as English is not ...
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Is using “I am writing to” in an email considered too formal or old-fashioned?

I have seen in a letter writing textbook (also many websites like this) while preparing for my English test that we should begin a letter like this : Dear ..., I am writing to ... I have not ...
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Email Subject - Is it correct to write “Regarding xyz…” in the email subject?

Whenever I write an email to someone...I usually write "Regarding" in the subject. Is it a formal way to write email subject. Examples:- "Regarding application for the post of product manager" "...
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Phrase Usage:- “Works like a Charm”, can it be used formally?

I have seen many people using the phrase "It works like a charm"....when they are asked about , how something is working/going on. Is it a correct way to use it in business communication. For Example:...
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Etiquette for mixing name and initial

In emails and on the internet, sometimes people write signature with full first name and last initial, sometimes first initial and full last name. Is there any difference between the two or is it ...
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What to use to begin an email with if I don't know the name of the person reading [closed]

I want to write a letter to a company. Unfortunately I don't know the name of person who is responsible to respond to the email. In such a situation, I used to open my letter with "Dear Sir/Madam". Is ...
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Would it be preferable to use “Dear Sir/Madam,” rather than “Dear,” to start an e-mail?

Are there specific cases where "Dear Sir/Madam," would be better then simpler "Dear," to start an e-mail? To give more context, I am preparing an e-mail to ask about eligibility for a certain job ...
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Did I ask a name properly this way?

Recently, I tried to request the name of a project manager I am communicating with, using the following sentences: "By the way, so far I know by name only [XXX] from [company YYY]. I am not ...
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past and present tense confusion

It's about an e-mail. Please be advise that if the port is the damage, we need to replace the MB. Please be advised that if the port is damaged, we need to replace the MB.
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How can I say “I am sorry for sending you the consequent emails” in more professional and proper way?

I am sending another email before receiving any reply and want to apologize for that at the beginning of the second in an official way. How can I say "I am sorry for sending you the consequent emails" ...
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Which Phrase is more appropriate?

Here is a bit of context.. I will be proactively emailing a few of our users asking if they are facing any issues using the application. Which is more appropriate / gramatically correct phrase in ...